Lacrosse Evolution Announces Girls Goalie School and Draw Clinics

Posted on December 13, 2011 by

Categories: Training, Womens Lax

King of Prussia, PA – December 13, 2011 – Lacrosse Evolution today announced their Girls Winter training programs at its Downingtown and King of Prussia training facilities for the Winter of 2012. Penn State alumni Steph Ellis will be sharing her years of experience between the pipes with aspiring young goalies in the Lacrosse Evolution Girls Goalie School. Lacrosse Evolution Women’s Lacrosse Director, Christine McKinney, will be working with center midfielders on perfecting the art of the draw in the Lacrosse Evolution Draw Control/Draw Possession Clinic.

LaxEvo’s Ellis will be working with net minders on the fundamentals and building blocks of goal keeping to help them take their game to the next level. The program includes:

Goal Keeping 101: The basics of goal keeping
How to be your own coach
Agility Training
Directing Defense and Vocal tools
Playing out of the Cage
Angles and Field position
Clearing
Knowing your Goal Circle
Goal Circle Fouls:
1. How to avoid the ones you don’t want
2. How to Draw the ones you do want
3. Knowing where a field player should be placed on all goal circle fouls

Christine McKinney will also be working with center midfielders on how to win the draw and gain possession. LaxEvo has developed the following program:

Draw possession vs. draw control
Push and pull draw technique
Draw placement techniques
Drawing to yourself
Center circle rules/fouls
Strategy on the circle
Getting draw possession

In addition to its specialty training, Lacrosse Evolution will be offering a Girls Winter 2 Training Program starting on January 2, 2012. Women’s Lacrosse Director, Christine McKinney explains, “our specialty training programs are the foundation of Lacrosse Evolution. Nationally renowned lacrosse player and coach Tom Slate developed these programs to combine lacrosse specific speed, agility, quickness, strength training with intensive lacrosse skills training to evolve our players into The Complete Lacrosse athlete.” C.S.C.S. certified trainer Dave Donovan works with players to make their movements as efficient as possible and helps them to transfer their training over to their game.

The Winter 2 Training Program is offered four days a week for six weeks leading up to the Spring 2012 season.

Lacrosse Evolution will also be offering Private Lessons and Team Training sessions at both its Downington and King of Prussia training facilities.

For more information on these and additional Lacrosse Evolution Training Programs, visit the Web site www.laxevo.com or call (610) 873-9910 for the Downingtown Training Center or (484) 684-7011 for the King of Prussia Training Center.

About Lacrosse Evolution:
Lacrosse Evolution, S corp. (www.Lacrosseevolution.com) was founded in 2005 by Tom Slate, professional lacrosse player (NLL) and coach (MLL). Laxevo has developed the concept of, “The Complete Lacrosse Athlete”, which reflects our approach of addressing multiple dimensions of Lacrosse participation enabling lacrosse athletes at all levels to get the very most from their lacrosse experience. We specialize in year round; Girls & Boys Clinics, Camps, Tournaments, Private lessons, Training & Event Management. Lacrosse Evolution’s headquarters are based in Downingtown, PA.

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